The History of Motion Graphics

The History of Motion Graphics

SCAD’s Professor Michael Betancourt has penned the first (that I know of) comprehensive history of motion graphics: The History of Motion Graphics: From Avant-Garde to Industry in the United States.

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Justin Cone

Together with Carlos El Asmar, Justin co-founded Motionographer, F5 and The Motion Awards. He currently lives in Austin, Texas with is wife, son and fluffball of a dog. Before taking on Motionographer full-time, Justin worked in various capacities at Psyop, NBC-Universal, Apple, Adobe and SCAD.



Great compilation, I would like to see a booktrailer too.

Butt I Wont

Justin, how much are you making for each purchase you send to Amazon? :)

Justin Cone

Not sure if that’s a serious question, but I will be making exactly zero dollars for every purchase. I did work with Michael at SCAD, though. He’s a serious academic, so I suspect this will be an authoritative read.

stephen offort

Am in love motiongraphic


Congrats Professor!


I’ve been waiting for such a volume. Can’t wait to pick this up.

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